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Do you need help with Incontinence?

This entry was posted in General May 19, 2020

Incontinence is something that affects many of us, and is a lot more common than you may think. It isn’t a subject many of us want to think or talk about but finding help with incontinence with the correct support and advice is key. Ableworld can help if you are worried about incontinence

As many as 1 in 3 women and 1 in 7 men will experience some form of incontinence at some stage in their lives. There really isn’t any reason to be embarrassed about it, as often it cannot be helped but if you are having problems you are not alone as we probably all know someone affected, even if we don’t realise it. Living with incontinence of any kind can be worrying but there are people available to offer help and guidance.

There are different types of incontinence, and they can vary in severity, with some people being mildly affected, whilst others live with complete loss of control. Remember you are not alone, there are services available that can help and offer advice for managing your needs.

Seek medical advice for incontinence if you are worried

If you are worried you should initially contact your GP, they are there to help. Your Doctor will be able to offer an initial assessment so they can understand the problems you are experiencing. If needed your GP should be able to connect you with your local continence care team for further guidance and advice.

There is a wide range of products available with many disposable and reusable options available. Solutions includes pads, pants, seat and bed covers, including mattress protectors. There is also a wide range of skincare and toileting solutions should you need them.  

Understanding your own requirements and the options you have can be a big step in living with incontinence. If you are mildly affected and can manage your needs there is no reason why it should disrupt your normal routine, and many people do continue to live with minimal inconvenience.

Find the right continence care product for your needs Range of continence products and free advice

Once you understand the options available to you, you need to ensure you find the right product to suit your needs. There are a large variety of brands available however we would suggest trailing them as best you can to ensure you find one suitable for your requirements. The wrong product or poor-quality products, not only don’t work well but could end up being costly as you may need to use more of them. It is easy to buy continence pads but it’s not so easy finding the right ones.

Our teams are here to help you and we can offer free samples of our continence care products so you can try them in the comfort of your own home. We can also offer free advice and guidance on suitable products for your specific requirements to help you understand the options. Our team members are fully trained by Abena Nurses and Continence Professionals, so they can help you discreetly with any questions you may be worried about. You can also find more information on our Incontinence Guide

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